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Flinders Island - Hydro Tasmania

Technology Type Electro-chemical
Rated Power 0 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Flinders Island - Hydro Tasmania
Hydro Tasmania has signed contracts totaling nearly $4 million for work on its renewable energy and storage project on Flinders Island, with Toshiba winning the contract for the supply of battery cells. The Flinders Island Hybrid Energy Hub – announced earlier this year – will significantly increase renewable energy use on the island and reduce the use and importation of expensive diesel fuel by up to 60 per cent
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Contracted
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Whitemark, Tasmania
Australia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Hydro Tasmania
Utility Type State/Municipal Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Hydro Tasmania
Energy Storage Technology Provider Toshiba
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Capital Expenditure $12880000
Benefits
Service Use Case Microgrid Capability
On-Site Power
Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Resiliency
Funding
Funding Source 1 Federal/National Government – RD&D
Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
$5500000
Research Partner
Research Institution Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Research Description ARENA has two objectives: 1. Improve the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies 2. Increase the supply of renewable energy in Australia
Research Institution URL http://arena.gov.au/

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